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Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.

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RIP Prince, Pop Music’s Greatest Shape-Shifter

By now, the entire world has been hit with the news that Prince, one of the most artistically influential and commercially successful innovators of popular music, has died suddenly at age 57. The impact of his death is hard to fathom and truly calculate. When David Bowie died earlier this year, Carrie Brownstein tweeted that […]


Victoria Wood Dies at 62

Actress, comedian, singer, and author Victoria Wood has passed away at age 62, reports BBC NEWS, after a “short, brave battle with cancer.” Best known for her partnership with Julie Walters, Wood has been an inspiration to scores of artists and comedians, many of whom paid tribute to her today (April 20). Cant believe Vic […]


‘Orphan Black’: Kevin Hanchard on THAT Scene in the Premiere

(WARNING: if you haven’t seen the Season 4 premiere of Orphan Black, there are spoilers within this post. Watch or re-watch the season premiere right here for free on BBCAMERICA.com—and share with a friend.) Kevin Hanchard has many reasons to smile these days. Not only is the actor in the thick of it with his […]


WATCH: Get to Know Elijah Wood in 7 Interviews

You’ve probably already heard the news: Elijah Wood is coming to BBC AMERICA! As first reported by Deadline last week, Wood has been cast as the co-lead in Dirk Gently, the network’s new series based on Douglas Adams‘ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency novels. (Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis is the visionary behind this comedic thriller, […]


WATCH: The ‘Batman v Superman’ Trailer, 1995 VHS-Style

This is clever: ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s release this Friday (March 25), the folks over at Screencrush have recut the film’s trailer as if it were a sneak preview on a VHS tape back in the mid-’90s. They nail the Don LaFontaine “In a world” voice-over clichés, the bombastic brass-filled score, […]


Meet the New MacGyver

Here’s a head’s up, late GenXers and millennials: Xena: The Warrior Princess isn’t the only action-adventure series from our childhoods to get a reboot. The classic ’80s show MacGyver is being updated for a new pilot, and producers have cast their Richard Dean Anderson replacement: X-Men dreamboat Lucas Till, Variety reports. You’ll recognize the 25-year-old […]


WATCH: ‘Ben-Hur’ Gets a 2016 Remake

In the quest to find well-known titles with built-in box-office clout, no property is off-limits. (Can we expect a Godfather trilogy reboot in our lifetimes?) So it should come as no surprise that Ben-Hur is being adapted again for the big screen, and Paramount has released the high-horsepower trailer featuring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Homeland‘s […]


Fifth ‘Indiana Jones’ Movie to Premiere in 2019

Harrison Ford will crack his whip and don his fedora at least one more time. Disney has announced that a fifth Indiana Jones movie will make its way to screens on July 19, 2019, if you’re indeed making plans three years out. As he has with all four previous films, Steven Spielberg will direct, with […]


Anna Torv to Star in David Fincher Netflix Drama

Fringe fans, raise your hands to the sky: Aussie actress Anna Torv is returning to U.S. television. She’ll join Looking star Jonathan Groff in the new David Fincher Netflix drama Mindhunter, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, the series is thought to be […]

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